Germany storms off pitch after alleged racist abuse

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Germany's Olympic shot squad walked disconnected the tract during a mentation lucifer for the Tokyo Games connected Saturday successful effect to alleged racist maltreatment from an opposing Honduras subordinate toward German defender Jordan Torunarigha.

The crippled was stopped with 5 minutes remaining and with the people 1-1, the German shot federation said.

"The German squad near the tract unneurotic aft our subordinate Jordan Torunarigha was racially insulted," the federation said connected Twitter.

Torunarigha's club, Hertha Berlin, responded by saying "that's the lone close decision!"

Jordan Torunarigha of Germany looks connected during the International Friendly lucifer betwixt Germany and France astatine Stadion Essen connected March 21, 2019 successful Essen, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images) (Getty)

The affable crippled successful Wakayama, Japan was Germany's past mentation lucifer earlier it plays Brazil successful Yokohama connected Thursday.

Coach Stefan Kuntz' squad besides plays Saudi Arabia connected July 25 and Ivory Coast connected July 28 successful Group D.

The 23-year-old Torunarigha, who is the lad of erstwhile subordinate Ojokojo Torunarigha of Nigeria, has faced racist maltreatment before.

He was targeted with monkey chants by immoderate Schalke fans successful a German Cup crippled connected Feb. 4, 2020. Schalke was fined conscionable implicit $31,000 for its supporters' abuse.

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